Re: how to locate files on my computer
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 8:00 PM, tom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-09-02 at 19:44 -0500, Neal Hogan wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 7:39 PM, tom <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > I thought using the command: $ locate <named files> would work, but
>> > nothing happens, even if I su to root. Any help appreciated.
>> > Tom
>> man find(1)
> That command doesn't appear to search my file system and report all
> files containing the word. Maybe there's a way to put the utility
> locate on lenny?
man find! Did you look at the manpage . . . the man page for 'find'?
Patience can only be afforded those who take the time to look things up!
# find / -name 'named files'
# find /foo -name 'named files*'